– Lat/Long: 39.12° N 106.44° W

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Mount Elbert mountain guide

Mount Elbert North East Ridge photo

Mount Elbert

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Mount Elbert Summit photo

Mount Elbert

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Mount Elbert photo

Mount Elbert

Photo credit: Richard

Final push to the summit., Mount Elbert photo

Mount Elbert

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  • Elevation: 4399 m
  • Difficulty: Walk up
  • Best months to climb: June, July, August, September
  • Convenient center: Leadville, Colorado

Mount Elbert Climbing Notes

Paco Antuna from UNITED STATES writes:

Can you please advise on snow current condition at Mount Elbert summit? We are planning to do the North Mount Elbert trail on May 27th 2023. Any information provided is more than welcome. Thank you so much


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10 other mountain peaks closest to Mount Elbert:

1. Mount French (4249 m) 3.4 km
2. Mount Massive (4392 m) 8.1 km
3. La Plata Peak (4370 m) 10.1 km
4. Ouray Peak (3949 m) 12.5 km
5. Grizzly Peak (4264 m) 15.6 km
6. Mount Belford (4327 m) 18.9 km
7. Huron Peak (4268 m) 19.2 km
8. Mount Oxford (4314 m) 19.4 km
9. Missouri Mountain (4288 m) 19.9 km
10. New York Peak (3905 m) 20.9 km